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KYSB66PassAmend KRS 367.93117 and 367.93121 to provide that a person who has been criminally charged in the death of another cannot make decisions regarding the disposition of the decedent's remains.
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 123)
KYSB80PassRepeal and reenact or repeal, reenact, and amend various sections of KRS 421.500 to 421.575, the Crime Victim Bill of Rights, to change statutory definition of "victim"; require that restitution to the victim be made when possible; repeal KRS 421.540...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 101)
KYSB9VetoCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 311 to prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of nourishment with the intent to cause or allow the death of the infant; prohibit a person from denying or depriving a born-alive infant of med...
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2020-04-24
Vetoed
KYHB361PassAmend KRS 441.520, relating to the transfer of prisoners, to require an agreement between an originating and receiving jail before ordering the transfer of a prisoner; specify that if a transfer is ordered before receiving an agreement, the receiving...
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2020-04-24
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 109)
KYHB424EngrossAmend KRS 194A.990, 205.8463, 238.995, 341.990, 434.650, 434.655, 434.690, 514.030, 514.040, 514.050, 514.060, 514.070, 514.080, 514.090, and 514.110 to increase the felony threshold for theft and fraud offenses to $1,000, create a Class B misdemeano...
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2020-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB451EngrossAmend KRS 15.241 to require the Attorney General, upon certification by the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to seek injunctive relief as well as civil or criminal penalties for violations of KRS Chapter 216B relating to abort...
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2020-04-15
To House Rules Committee
KYSB15PassPropose to create a new section of the Constitution of Kentucky to established a crime victims' bill of rights; submit to voters.
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2020-04-14
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts ch. 85)
KYHB2PassAmend KRS 17.500 to add offenses to what qualifies as a sex crime; amend KRS 49.370 to state that a human trafficking victim's cooperation shall not disqualify the victim from a claim; create a new section of KRS Chapter 183 to require airports to po...
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2020-04-02
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 75)
KYHB284PassCreate a new section of KRS 439.250 to 439.560 to establish probation program credits; amend KRS 439.250 to conform.
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 44)
KYHB327PassAmend KRS 431.076 to create automatic expungement of acquittals and dismissals with prejudice occurring after the effective date of the Act; allow expungement of past acquittals and dismissals with prejudice by petition; and allow expungement of felo...
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2020-03-27
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 45)
KYSB74EngrossAmend KRS 189A.105 to remove the restriction that a judge can only issue a search warrant for a blood or urine test when a defendant has been charged with driving under the influence and a person has been killed or suffered physical injury.
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2020-03-19
To House Rules Committee
KYHB322IntroAmend KRS 218A.440 to require all law enforcement agencies to electronically submit asset seizure-and-forfeiture reporting forms with the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, declaring whether or not the agency seized or forfeited money or property pur...
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2020-03-19
floor amendments (3) and (4-title) filed
KYHB586EngrossAmend KRS 218A.010 to add definitions of "trace amount" and "residue"; amend KRS 218A.1415, 218A.1416, and 218A.1417 to lower penalty for possession of a controlled substance when the substance is in a trace amount or is residue.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB552EngrossAmend KRS 533.050 to require the court to considered all sanctions, including graduated sanctions adopted by the Department of Corrections for violations of the conditions of community supervision, before revoking a sentence of probation or condition...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB65EngrossAmend KRS 518.090 to make assault of a sports official a Class D felony; create a new section of KRS Chapter 518 to establish the offense of intimidation of a sports official as a Class A misdemeanor; state that the restrictions of KRS 6.945(1) do no...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB204PassAmend KRS 17.545 to prohibit sex offender registrants from living within 1,000 feet of a publicly leased playground and from being on the grounds of a publicly leased playground.
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2020-03-17
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 23)
KYSB135IntroAmend KRS 510.010 to define "sexual contact."
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB154IntroAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB218EngrossAmend KRS 510.120 to provide that a person is guilty of sexual abuse in the second degree when, being a transportation network company driver or a taxicab driver he or she subjects a person who is at least 18 years old and who has hired him or her to...
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB161EngrossAmend KRS 510.010 to define "registrant" and "adult intermediary"; amend KRS 510.155 to include communications with adult intermediaries for minors and enhance punishment if the minor or perceived minor is under 12 years old, the offender is a regist...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB563IntroAmend KRS 532.080 to specify that a jury may elect not to enhance punishment for a persistent felony offender.
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2020-03-12
posting withdrawn
KYHB623IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to require that an individual on school district property provide government-issued photo identification if requested by a school employee, school resource officer, or law enforcement officer; provide that the ...
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2020-03-12
posting withdrawn
KYHB561IntroAmend KRS 514.140 to insert gender-neutral language.
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2020-03-12
posted in committee
KYHB237IntroAmend KRS 532.130, 532.135, and 532.140 to add a diagnosis of serious mental illness to the disabilities which prevent execution for persons convicted of capital offenses.
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2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYHB410IntroAmend KRS 431.066, relating to pretrial release and bail options, to define "administratively released," "danger to others," and "financial condition of release"; require pretrial services to provide a defendant's juvenile court history when the defe...
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2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYHB617IntroRepeal and reenact or repeal, reenact, and amend various sections of KRS 421.500 to 421.575, the Crime Victim Bill of Rights, to change statutory provisions of crime victims' rights.
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2020-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB272IntroAmend KRS 431.073, 431.078, and 431.079 to allow court to waive expungement fees on a finding of indigence.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB256IntroAmend KRS 523.030 to make language gender-neutral.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB257IntroAmend KRS 520.090 to make language gender-neutral.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB595IntroAmend KRS 403.763 to make subsequent violations of a protective order a Class D felony.
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2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB579IntroAmend various sections of KRS Chapter 504 regarding forensic psychiatric facilities to limit evaluation and treatment to persons charged or convicted of violent offenses, rather than for all felonies; specify that if there is no substantial probablit...
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2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB521IntroAmend KRS 15.241 to require the Attorney General, upon certification by the secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, to seek injunctive relief as well as civil or criminal penalties for violations of KRS Chapter 216B relating to abort...
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB524IntroAmend KRS 439.315 to require fees to be waived for individuals placed on administrative supervision; require fees to be suspended for the first six months of a person’s term of community supervision following release from custody, unless the releas...
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB523IntroAmend KRS 530.050 to require a person incarcerated for nonsupport to be granted work release and pay work release wages towards outstanding support obligations.
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB525IntroAmend KRS 439.250 to define "technical violation"; amend KRS 439.315 to provide that failure without good cause to pay an installment pursuant to a release agreement is a technical violation; specify that willful nonpayment of fees is a technical vio...
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB494IntroAmend KRS 31.120 to allow indigent persons entitled to legal representation to be represented by counsel at the earliest stages of their involvement in the criminal justice system.
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2020-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB486IntroAmend KRS 431.073 to reduce waiting period for felony expungement from five years to one year, to reduce delays in the process, and to automatically waive the expungement fee for needy persons; amend KRS 431.078 to reduce waiting period for misdemean...
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB212IntroAmend KRS 534.020 to give payment of restitution the highest priority in the distribution of funds paid on an installment plan.
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2020-02-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB161IntroAmend KRS 514.030 to raise the threshold level of property value for a Class D felony for theft by unlawful taking or disposition from $500 to $1,500.
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2020-02-24
posting withdrawn
KYHB170IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 421 to allow victims of felonies to request felony mediation; require the Chief Justice to maintain a list of felony mediators.
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2020-02-24
posting withdrawn
KYHB189IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 510 to make the sexual endangerment of a child a Class D felony; EMERGENCY.
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2020-02-24
posting withdrawn
KYHB183IntroAmend KRS 17.500 to add a felony offense of KRS 529.100 or 529.110 involving commercial sexual activity to the definition of "sex crime"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 183 to require airports to post the hotline number of the National Human Tra...
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2020-02-24
posting withdrawn
KYHB120IntroAmend KRS 441.520 to require a judicial removal order cite danger for order of removal, establish incarceration rates and medical costs, impose geographic limits for removal, place liability for transfers upon the Administrative Office of the Courts,...
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2020-02-24
posting withdrawn
KYHB275IntroAmend KRS 531.335 to raise the penalty for possession or viewing of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor under the age of 12 years to a Class C felony; amend KRS 531.340 to raise the penalty for the distribution of matter portraying a se...
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2020-02-24
posting withdrawn
KYHB460IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 15 to define terms related to the electronic recording of custodial interrogations; require law enforcement officers to electronically record custodial interrogations; specify that law enforcement officers conductin...
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2020-02-24
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB188IntroAmend KRS 504.110 to refer certain violent criminal defendants who are incompetent to stand trial with no substantial probability of attaining competency to a new type of involuntary commitment to be created in KRS Chapter 202C; create definitions; a...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Health and Welfare Committee
KYSB87EngrossAmend KRS 635.020 to remove automatic transfer of a child from District to Circuit Court in certain cases; amend KRS 640.010 to prohibit transfer of a child to Circuit Court in cases involving persons with an IQ under 70.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB151IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 532 to provide an enhanced term of imprisonment for any defendant convicted of certain crimes when he or she intentionally selected the person because of that person's actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, na...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB139IntroAmend KRS 530.050 to raise the amount qualifying for flagrant nonsupport from $1,000 to $10,000 and raise the time period of flagrant nonsupport from 6 months to 12 months; specify lower the service time for a person jailed for nonsupport on a second...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB131IntroAmend KRS 508.080 to insert gender neutral language.
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2020-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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